Guitar Center is proud to announce their upcoming 2012
RockWalk induction ceremonies featuring multi-platinum and
Grammy winning singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette, Multi-Platinum
and Grammy winning Latin rockers Mana, and renowned rock trio Rush.
Each Guitar Center RockWalk induction will be held at the
retailer's historic Hollywood location on Sunset Boulevard.
The inductions, which are invite
only, will include an inductionspeech and ceremony, in which
the musicians' handprints will be immortalized for the millions of
music fans who visit Hollywood each year.
Each of the new inductees' handprints will reside in the
RockWalk alongside other accomplished musicians and innovators such
as, Eric Clapton, George Martin, Jimmy Page, Iron Maiden, Carlos
Santana, Johnny Cash, Van Halen,
AC/DC, Aerosmith, Marvin Gaye,
James Brown, B.B. King, Stevie Wonder, Run-D.M.C. and Queen, among
Schedule of Upcoming Guitar
Center RockWalk Inductions:
Alanis Morissette - August 21, 2012
Mana - September 17, 2012
Rush - November 20, 2012
About Guitar Center's RockWalk:
Guitar Center's RockWalk is dedicated to honoring those artists
who have made a significant impact and lasting contribution to the
growth and evolution of Rock 'n' Roll, Blues and R&B. Guitar
Center's RockWalk became a reality on November 13, 1985 with
inaugural inductionsincluding Stevie Wonder, Eddie Van Halen,
Creator of the Gibson Les Paul guitar Ted McCarty, Martin Guitar
founder C.F. Martin III, MarshallAmplifier creator Jim Marshall. At
last, the Rock 'n Roll world
could claim for itself an institution every bit as compelling as
Mann's Chinese Theatre, and the Hollywood
Walk of Fame.
Located at Guitar Center's Hollywood location on Sunset
Boulevard, all Guitar Center RockWalk inductees are chosen solely
by past honorees. In this way, inductees are chosen by real "music
authorities," those who would best be able to gauge his or her
contribution to music history.
As the world's largest retailer of musical instruments, Guitar Center is
dedicated to supporting the
global music community and providing musicians with opportunities
to get their music heard. Guitar Center's musicianship programs
include the award winning music television series Guitar Center
Sessions, the weekly radio show Connections Made By Guitar
Center, and the acclaimed podcast series At: Guitar Center with Nic
Harcourt as well as various competition based programs such as
Guitar Center Presents Your Next Record, Guitar Center
Singer-Songwriter, Guitar Center Drum Off, Guitar Center On-Stage
and Guitar Center's Battle of the Blues.